NailFungusExpert's OTC Treatments & Products Guide
Your Nail Fungal Infection Online Resource for 2013
| Dermatophytic Onychomycosis
| Ringworm of the Nail
| Tinea Unguium
| Fungal Infection of the Nail
Today, patients enjoy a variety of available treatment options for nail fungal infections. The various types of treatments include: topically applied creams, liquids, lotions, lacquers, as well as prescription pills and tablets, various home remedies, and even multiple methods of surgery. Although some options work better than others, and some do not work at all, it is important to explore the different possibilities before deciding on a course of action. The information provided is intended to help you to effectively begin a treatment regimen. Remember, when fighting fungus, everyday counts. Please use this site only as supplement material to use when consulting a doctor. Your doctor will best be able to recommend a treatment based on your own personal needs.
|Toenail and Fingernail Fungus: What is it?
Nail fungus, also called onychomycosis, occurs when a fungi, yeast, or mold invades and begins to grown on a finger or toe nail. To a healthy person, a nail fungal infection doesn’t pose as a serious health threat. Infections can be embarrassing, and in some cases, cause pain. There is the possibility of permanent damage to the nail bed or surrounding skin if left untreated.
- Treatment is available (OTC, Prescription, Surgery)
- Infections can recur
- Can causes physical discomfort and psychological concern
- Reports show infections occur in up to 12 percent of the adult population and 20 percent of the adult population over the age of 60
- Can affect one or multiple nails
- Infections are more common on toenails than fingernails
- Fingernails typically heal more quickly than toenails
|What makes top-rated, effective, and the best treatments?
Quality Formula Ingredients
- A proven anti-fungal active ingredient to kill fungus and stop new growth
- Supportive inactive ingredients for surrounding skin health
- Supportive inactive ingredients for nail health
- An effective proportion of ingredients
- Speed of Results
- Long-term results
- Ease of Use
#1 Editor's Pick - PurNail
PurNail is made by Vanguard Healthcare Products Inc., and is designed to treat nail fungus infections on both fingers and toes. PurNail is a multidimensional treatment. The formula consists of undecylenic acid (active ingredient) in combination with numerous herbal remedies and oils. Read More...
#2 Editor's Pick - Funginix
A product of Sisquoc Healthcare Corporation, Funginix (which was previously called Fungisil) has been one of the most popular nail fungus treatments for years. Funginix uses undecylenic acid as its fungus killing active ingredient and is designed for use on toenails and finger nails. Read More...
#3 Editor's Pick - Lamisil AT
Lamisil AT is one of the most popular and recognizable nail fungus treatments on the market today. A product of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Lamisil AT uses terbinafine hydrochloride as its active ingredient to treat infected nails of the finger and toe. Read More...
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